Terms of Use

Welcome to the web site of ITW Australia Pty Ltd, trading as STOCKade (the “Company”). This web site (the “Company Web Site” or the “Web Site”) provides general information about the Company and its products and services free of charge to users in Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada and the United Kingdom. Where appropriate, the term the “Company” refers both to the Company and its related bodies corporate. All users of the Company Web Site are subject to the following terms and conditions of use (these “Terms of Use”).

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before accessing or using any part of this Web Site. By accessing or using this Web Site, you agree that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, as amended from time to time, as well as the Company Privacy Policy and the Company Submission Terms, which are hereby incorporated into these Terms of Use. If you do not wish to agree to these Terms of Use, do not access or use any part of this Web Site.

The Company may revise and update these Terms of Use at any time without notice by posting the amended terms to this Web Site. Your subsequent or continued use of the Company Web Site means that you accept and agree to the revised Terms of Use. If you disagree with the Terms of Use (as amended from time to time) or are dissatisfied with this Web Site, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this Web Site.

Copyright restrictions/use of content

The entire contents of this Web Site (including all information, software, text, displays, images and audio) and the design, selection and arrangement thereof, are proprietary to the Company or its related bodies corporate or licensors and are protected by Australian and international laws regarding copyright, trade marks, trade secrets and other proprietary rights. You are authorized only to use the content on the Company Web Site for personal use or legitimate business purposes related to your role as a current or prospective customer, supplier or distributor of the Company. Except as explicitly permitted by applicable copyright laws, you may not copy, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display or perform, republish, store, transmit or distribute any of the material on this site without the prior written consent of the Company, except to: (a) store copies of such materials temporarily in RAM, (b) store files that are automatically cached by your browser for display enhancement purposes, and (c) print a reasonable number of pages of the Company Web Site; provided in each case that you do not alter or remove any copyright or other proprietary notices included in such materials. Neither ownership of, nor any intellectual property rights in, any information or material in this Web Site are transferred to you, but remain with the Company or the applicable owner of such content. Except as expressly authorized by the Company in writing, you may not reproduce, sell or exploit for any commercial purposes (i) any part of this Web Site, (ii) access to this Web Site or (iii) use of this Web Site or of any services or materials available through this Web Site.

Access and interference

You agree that you will not (a) use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the Web Site, (b) use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on this Web Site or for any other unauthorized purpose without the prior written consent of the Company, (c) use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Web Site, (d) attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Web Site, (e) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Company’s infrastructure, or (f) access, reload or “refresh” transactional pages, or make any other request to transactional servers, more than once during any three (3) second interval.

Use of the company web site and user posted content

(a) You agree to use the Company Web Site only for lawful purposes. Specifically you agree not to do any of the following: (1) upload to or transmit on the Company Web Site any defamatory, indecent, obscene, harassing, violent, false or misleading, discriminatory, offensive, or otherwise objectionable material, or any material that is, or may be, protected by copyright without permission from the copyright owner; (2) use the Company Web Site to violate or infringe the legal rights (including the rights of publicity and privacy and intellectual property rights) of others or to violate the laws of any jurisdiction; (3) intercept or attempt to intercept electronic mail not intended for you; (4) misrepresent an affiliation with any person or organization; (5) upload to or transmit on the Company Web Site any advertisements or solicitations of business; (6) restrict or inhibit use of the Company Web Site by others; (7) upload or otherwise transmit files that contain a virus or corrupted data; (8) collect, upload or transmit information about others (including e-mail addresses) without their consent; (9) download a file or software or include in a message any software, files or links that you know, or have reason to believe, cannot be distributed legally over the Company Web Site or that you have a contractual obligation to keep confidential (notwithstanding its availability on the
Company Web Site); (10) post “spam,” transmit chain letters or engage in other similar activities; or (11) engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Company Web Site, or which, as determined by the Company, may harm the Company or users of the Company Web Site or expose them to liability. (b) Any content and/or opinions uploaded, expressed or submitted to a message board, blog, chatroom or any other publicly available section of the Company Web Site (including password-protected areas), and all articles and responses to questions, other than the content provided by the Company, are solely the opinions and responsibility of the person or entity submitting them and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Company. The Company does not endorse or support any views or opinions posted by users or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, currency or suitability of any information posted by users. (c) You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for whatever content you upload to or transmit on the Company Web Site, and you, not the Company, have full responsibility for such content, including its legality, reliability and appropriateness. By uploading or otherwise transmitting material to any area of the Company Web Site, you warrant that you are legally entitled to upload or transmit the material to or on the Company Web Site and have obtained all necessary licenses, consents and approvals in relation to the material (including intellectual property licences and in relation to the use of any name, likeness or anything else that identifies any person that is included in the material) to enable you to upload or transmit the material and to permit (1) the Company to use the material in accordance with the rights granted to the company in this paragraph below, and (2) other users to use the material in accordance with "COPYRIGHT RESTRICTIONS/USE OF CONTENT" above. You grant to the Company the right to use all content you upload or otherwise transmit to the Company Web Site in any manner the Company chooses, including, but not limited, to copying, displaying, performing or publishing it in any format whatsoever, modifying it, incorporating it into other material or making a derivative work based on it. (d) The Company reserves the right, but does not assume any responsibility, to (1) review, remove, modify, deny access to or not display any material uploaded or transmitted to or on the Company Web Site in the Company's sole discretion, including if the Company deems material inconsistent with the foregoing commitments or the Company has been notified, or has reason to believe, any material infringes another person's copyright; and (2) terminate any user’s access to all or part of the Company Web Site in the Company's sole discretion. However, the Company can neither review all material before it is posted on the Company Web Site nor ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, the Company assumes no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications or content provided by third parties. The Company reserves the right to take any action it deems necessary to protect the personal safety of users of this Web Site and the public; however, the Company has no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or nonperformance of the activities described in this paragraph. (e) The Company does not warrant that material posted to or transmitted on the Company Web Site by users will be protected against misuse by third parties. In particular, the Company is not responsible for the infringement by other users of copyright in material you post on this Web Site. (f) Your failure to comply with the provisions of (a) or (c) above may result in the termination of your access to the Company Web Site and may expose you to civil and/or criminal liability.

Trade marks

The Company name, the term Stock-ade, the Company logo and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans are trade marks of the Company and/or its related bodies corporate. You may not use such marks without the prior written permission of the Company. All other names, brands and marks are used for identification purposes only and may be the registered or unregistered trade marks of their respective owners.

Submissions

The Company welcomes your comments and submissions in relation to the Company's products and services. All comments, suggestions or other information sent by you to the Company via this Web Site will become the Company’s property, and you assign (and, if necessary, will in the future assign) all intellectual property rights (including copyright) therein to the Company. All submissions of feedback, suggestions, ideas and other information are governed by the Submission Terms, which are hereby incorporated into these Terms of Use.

Dealings with third parties

If you choose to correspond, participate in a promotion or engage in transactions with any third party found on or through this Web Site you acknowledge and agree that the Company is not a party to, and will not be responsible for, your interaction with such third party, including its treatment of your information and the terms and conditions applicable to any transaction between you and the third party. The terms of your interaction with any third party are solely between you and such third party. You agree that the Company will have no responsibility or liability for any loss or damage of any kind that you may suffer as the result of any such interaction or the presence of such third parties on this Web Site.

Liability of the company and its licensors

The Company does not assume any liability for the materials, information, opinions and other content provided on, or available through, the Company Web Site (the “Site Content”). The Site Content is provided for general informational purpose only and reliance on the Site Content is solely at your own risk. To the extent permitted by law, the Company disclaims any liability for injury or damages resulting from the use of any Site Content. THE COMPANY WEB SITE, THE SITE CONTENT AND THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. EXCEPT AS REQUIRED BY LAW, NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY MAKES ANY WARRANTY, GUARANTEE OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE COMPANY WEB SITE. SPECIFICALLY, BUT WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY WARRANTS OR REPRESENTS THAT THE COMPANY WEB SITE, THE SITE CONTENT OR THE SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THIS WEB SITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED; THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED; THAT THE COMPANY WEB SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; OR THAT THE COMPANY WEB SITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND GUARANTEES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED OR APPLIED BY LAW, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT. WHERE CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES IMPLIED OR APPLIED BY LAW CANNOT BE EXCLUDED, THE COMPANY LIMITS ITS LIABILITY, WHERE IT IS ENTITLED TO DO SO: IN RESPECT OF SERVICES, TO THE RESUPPLY OF THE RELEVANT SERVICES OR PAYING YOU THE COST OF THAT RESUPPLY; AND, IN RESPECT OF GOODS, THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF THE RELEVANT GOODS OR PAYING YOU THE COST OF THAT REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT. OTHERWISE, TO
THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY OR ITS LICENSORS OR CONTRACTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY CAUSE OF ACTION (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE COMPANY WEB SITE, THE SITE CONTENT, ANY SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THIS WEB SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FOR PERSONAL INJURY, LOST PROFITS OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM DELAY, INTERRUPTION IN SERVICE, VIRUSES, DELETION OF FILES OR ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS, OR ERRORS, OMISSIONS OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE COMPANY WEB SITE OR THE SITE CONTENT OR SERVICES, WHETHER OR NOT THERE IS NEGLIGENCE BY THE COMPANY AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGES.
INDEMNIFICATION You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Company and its officers, directors, employees, agents, related bodies corporate, third party information providers, licensors, contractors and others involved in the Company Web Site or the delivery of products, services or information over the Company Web Site, from and against any and all liabilities, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable legal fees, arising from any violation by you of these Terms of Use or your use of the Company Web Site or any products, services or information obtained from this Web Site.

Privacy; Protection of personal information

The Company’s use of your personal information and your responsibilities in connection with protecting your privacy are described in the Company Privacy Policy, which is incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use.

Links to the other sites: references to third parties

The Company Web Site contains links to other web sites on the Internet. The Company is not responsible for and does not endorse the content, products, services or practices of any third party web sites, including, without limitation, sites framed within the Company Web Site or third party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their quality, content or accuracy. Your use of third party web sites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such web sites.

Compliance

The owner of this Web Site is based in Australia and this Web Site is designed for use within Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada and the UK. The Company makes no representation that materials in this Web Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you access this Web Site from other locations, you are responsible for ensuring that your access to, and use of, this Web Site is not illegal or prohibited by laws which apply to you or in your location.

Reporting violations

Please use our contact us page if you become aware of any content that may infringe the copyright of a third party or that you believe to be in violation of these Terms of Use. 

Miscellaneous

These Terms of Use shall be governed in all respects by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New South Wales, Australia. You agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales in the event of a dispute arising out of, or in connection with, these Terms of Use or your use of the Company Web Site. These Terms of Use, as they may be amended from time to time, completely and exclusively state the agreement between you and the Company with respect to the Company Web Site, and no other terms that may have been communicated to you orally or in any other manner shall have any force or effect. Any cause of action you may have with respect to the Company Web Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action is barred. If any part of these Terms of Use is unenforceable, the unenforceable part shall be construed to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties. The other provisions of these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect. The Company’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of the provision. Neither a course of dealing or conduct between you and the Company nor any trade practices shall be deemed to modify these Terms of Use.